As construction crews continue work on the new Family Health Pavilion at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg, which is scheduled to open in summer 2017, Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) leadership and staff are creating a new birthing experience for expectant moms and their families.
To make that happen, among the offerings LVHN is introducing is the Baby Bundle educational tool. Baby Bundle is a book, e-book and mobile app that gives women all the evidence-based information to...
St. Luke’s University Health Network is said to be the first in the region to offer a new laser procedure that uses minimally invasive MRI-guided laser technology to target and destroy cancerous brain tumors.
Visualase, an MRI-guided laser ablation system by Medtronic, enables neurosurgeons to deliver laser energy though a hole with a diameter approximately the size of a coffee stirrer. The precision of the technology, also known as laser interstitial thermal therapy, allows the laser...
Elizabeth D. Lipman has been appointed Administrator of Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Early Learning Center (ELC).
Lipman received a Bachelor’s in elementary education, nursery through sixth grade, from the State University of New York at Old Westbury.
She started at LCCC in 2006 and has worked as a child-care teacher part-time and full-time. She also has served as interim director
The ELC has a half-day preschool program, from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., which uses...
Rebecca Walz has been named executive director of the Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Foundation, announced LCCC president Dr. Ann Bieber. Walz started in the position Sept. 26.
At LCCC, she will be responsible for increasing support for innovative academic and student success programs, working with corporations, private foundations, government agencies and individuals to support both short- and long-term goals of the college.
“Rebecca brings a strong background in...
One of the largest incubator networks in the United states is now bigger.
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) expanded its Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network to include Jump Start Incubator, Reading; Allan P. Kirby Enterprise Center at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre; The Stourbridge Incubator, Honesdale, and The TekRidge Center, Jessup.
Business incubation supports to entrepreneurs and early-stage firms and is often pivotal to...
When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, radiation therapy is often part of the treatment plan for those receiving breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy to reduce the chance of cancer recurrence. Results based on older technology have shown, along with cancer control, attention to radiation injury to normal structures is imperative. This is especially important for left-sided breast cancers where the heart may be in close proximity. Minimizing radiation doses to the heart prevents...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is offering a basic welding course at Welder Training & Testing Institute, 729 E. Highland St., Allentown.
“Welding I” teaches basic skills in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick) on steel. Classes are 6 - 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 25 - Dec. 13.
Noncredit course and registration information: lccc.edu, firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-799-1197
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts “Fall Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 27, The Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, Main Campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.
Local and regional employers are expected to be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities.
LCCC students and alumni are encouraged to attend.
The event is free and open to the public.
Bring resumes and wear...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) offers certification and training for businesses and professionals.
QuickBooks offers small businesses training on managing revenues and expenses, working with payroll and bank accounts, and monitoring budgets and inventory with reports and graphs. Classes are 9 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Oct. 21 - Nov. 18, Main Campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.
Payroll Certification teaches core payroll concepts, compliance regulations...
The Lehigh Valley’s only pediatric nephrologist Tecile Andolino, MD, is offering services at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center, Suite 115, 501 Cetronia Road , Allentown, and holds office hours at St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates, 701 Ostrum St., Bethlehem.
Pediatric nephrologists treat patients aged 18 and under who have kidney, urinary tract and other related issues and diseases, including high blood pressure. Pediatric nephrologists also evaluate and treat problems with growth and...